Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 146 184
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38 +19
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 89 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.58% 1.27% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.37% 6.20% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 35
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -24.24% +32.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £30,050
90th Percentile £57,700 £53,125 £67,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1207 1049 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.40% 20.48% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 673 628 685
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.47% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,750 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 46 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Edinburgh +6 40 £38,000 +6.20%
West Lothian +2 4 - -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 70 (78.65%) Test Automation
2 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (52.81%) Selenium
3 47 (52.81%) Java
4 42 (47.19%) TDD
5 39 (43.82%) BDD
6 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
6 33 (37.08%) Spring
7 30 (33.71%) Scrum
8 29 (32.58%) FitNesse
9 27 (30.34%) Finance
10 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
11 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
11 25 (28.09%) JUnit
11 25 (28.09%) JBoss
11 25 (28.09%) Python
12 24 (26.97%) Ruby
12 24 (26.97%) SpecFlow
13 23 (25.84%) Defect Management
13 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
13 23 (25.84%) QA
13 23 (25.84%) HTML
14 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
14 22 (24.72%) Multithreading
14 22 (24.72%) Concurrent Programming
14 22 (24.72%) Gherkin
15 21 (23.60%) Docker
15 21 (23.60%) Scenario Testing
16 20 (22.47%) HTML5
16 20 (22.47%) SQL

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (28.09%) JBoss
2 20 (22.47%) Tomcat
3 16 (17.98%) Jetty
3 16 (17.98%) WebLogic
3 16 (17.98%) WebSphere
4 8 (8.99%) Confluence
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) GitHub
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.49%) IaaS
4 3 (3.37%) npm
5 2 (2.25%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (2.25%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (19.10%) NoSQL
3 16 (17.98%) Couchbase
3 16 (17.98%) Hadoop
3 16 (17.98%) Redis
3 16 (17.98%) Riak
4 10 (11.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.49%) Big Data
6 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (52.81%) Selenium
2 29 (32.58%) FitNesse
3 25 (28.09%) JUnit
4 24 (26.97%) SpecFlow
5 18 (20.22%) Jenkins
6 17 (19.10%) HP UFT
7 16 (17.98%) Vagrant
8 12 (13.48%) JIRA
9 10 (11.24%) JMeter
10 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
10 8 (8.99%) JBehave
10 8 (8.99%) TeamCity
11 6 (6.74%) Appium
11 6 (6.74%) Maven
11 6 (6.74%) Mockito
12 5 (5.62%) Calabash
12 5 (5.62%) Gatling
12 5 (5.62%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
13 4 (4.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Banking
2 8 (8.99%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Analyst
2 25 (28.09%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.74%) Tester
8 5 (5.62%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) Spring
2 25 (28.09%) Hibernate
3 23 (25.84%) HTML
4 22 (24.72%) Gherkin
5 20 (22.47%) HTML5
6 19 (21.35%) JMS
6 19 (21.35%) JPA
7 16 (17.98%) Kafka
7 16 (17.98%) RabbitMQ
7 16 (17.98%) TIBCO EMS
7 16 (17.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (10.11%) Behat
8 9 (10.11%) RESTful
9 8 (8.99%) J2EE
9 8 (8.99%) Web Services
10 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.87%) Node.js
10 7 (7.87%) React
11 5 (5.62%) Ember.js
11 5 (5.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Linux
1 3 (3.37%) Unix
2 2 (2.25%) Android
2 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (78.65%) Test Automation
2 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (47.19%) TDD
4 39 (43.82%) BDD
5 30 (33.71%) Scrum
6 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
7 23 (25.84%) Defect Management
7 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
8 22 (24.72%) Concurrent Programming
8 22 (24.72%) Multithreading
9 21 (23.60%) Scenario Testing
10 19 (21.35%) Kanban
11 18 (20.22%) Integration Testing
11 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
11 18 (20.22%) System Testing
11 18 (20.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (17.98%) DSDM
12 16 (17.98%) RUP
12 16 (17.98%) UML
13 15 (16.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) Java
2 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.09%) Python
4 24 (26.97%) Ruby
5 20 (22.47%) SQL
6 19 (21.35%) Bash Shell
7 11 (12.36%) C#
8 9 (10.11%) PHP
9 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.25%) ES6
10 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.62%) MCP
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.62%) OCP
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (5.62%) SAP Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.12%) EMIR
2 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (20.22%) Puppet
2 16 (17.98%) Ansible
2 16 (17.98%) Cobbler
3 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.25%) Rancher
4 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.98%) IBM
2 16 (17.98%) TIBCO
3 14 (15.73%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) HP
5 5 (5.62%) SAP
6 4 (4.49%) Informatica
7 2 (2.25%) Cognizant
7 2 (2.25%) Zend
8 1 (1.12%) Perforce